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Old 10-06-2003, 08:33 AM   #1
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Unhappy user or root.. wineinstall problem


I lately discovered that being root all the time is dangerous and must be avoided...
Trying to install (the late version of wine) however, I cannot for some reason configure the source when I run as user.
When I type tools/wineinstall from x-konsole I get:

[ody@localhost wine-20030911]$ tools/wineinstall
WINE Installer v0.74

Running configure...

./configure: line 88: No such file or directory
./configure: line 89: No such file or directory
chmod: failed to get attributes of `': No such file or directory
./configure: line 201: conf5795.file: No such file or directory
./configure: line 949: config.log: No such file or directory

Configure failed, aborting install.

Line 88and 89 of configure is:
echo "#! /bin/sh" >conf$$.sh
echo "exit 0" >>conf$$.sh

The problems with configure seem to disappear when I manually configure being root.
Unfortunately though, the command tools/wineinstall doesn't run when i am root.
Can someone tell me how can i fix that?
Is the problem about permissions?


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